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FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean

There are four Regional Commissions in Latin America and the Caribbean that address fishery, livestock and forest resource issues. These Regional Commission commissions meet every two years, are allocated a portion of the FAO budget and are serviced by a Technical Secretary responsible for the respective Regional Commissions' operations.

Regional Commissions

The Regional Commissions are discussion fora that involve all FAO Member Nations in the Region. In these Regional Commissions, Member Nations exchange ideas, discuss current issues and share resources with FAO technicians and specialists. There are four Regional Commissions in Latin America and the Caribbean that address fishery, livestock and forest resource issues. These Regional Commission commissions meet every two years, are allocated a portion of the FAO budget and are serviced by a Technical Secretary responsible for the respective Regional Commissions' operations.